Trend Gold for Google News Publishers

Most search trends typically last more than a day. Since Google integrates news results right in the first page of the search results all a news website needs to do is look at popular searches, Amazon best sellers, top Amazon movers, new items on Amazon, and hot items on eBay, write a vanilla piece of content, throw ads on the page, and cash a check.

Reporters no longer have to research public demand. All they have to do is look up the ad value and write about whatever makes the most money interests them. In some cases publishers may let a robot write the story for them!

Published: August 7, 2007

Comments

August 7, 2007 - 6:47pm

I wrote a post yesterday on my blog detailing the top 26 trending tools I use (includes the ones you mention above).

Peter
August 8, 2007 - 2:05am

Aaron,

I am clicking on the "look up the ad value" link in this article, and I get a google error:

"You attempted to reach a non-existent page. Please check the URL and try again. "

Regards
Peter

August 8, 2007 - 2:31am

Hi Peter
Sorry about that. I fixed that broken link.

August 8, 2007 - 9:14am

thanks for the story. I'd never used that Google tool before. Also, its helpful to not see all these sites (amazon, ebay, google etc) as disconnected.

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